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Photo#122887
Dark wasp on buckwheat - Pepsis mexicana - female

Dark wasp on buckwheat - Pepsis mexicana - Female
Irvine Park, Orange, Orange County, California, USA
June 28, 2007

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Fabulous!
One of my favorite pompilids! The images really show how glorious this species is.

 
Thanks, Eric
This is by far my favorite wasp series. I was thinking about you a couple days later while shooting three of the red winged species. (Here I was thinking only about the wasp! Hey, that made for better pictures.)

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